Pranayama the yogi's art of breathing - Guy Powiecki

Pranayama is a profound practice. It has a whole host of health benefits and is probably one of the most effective tools there is for holistic health. It works primarily on the nervous system, and through that, it has an influence on pretty much every other system in the body. It can improve...
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Sanskrit Names of Asanas & Pranayamas

Sanskrit Names of Asanas & PranayamasAre you lost when told to do an adho mukha svanasana? Confused by the names of the breathing exercises? Don't worry! Check out this list and you will soon recognize the Sanskrit names! Adho mukha svanasana: Downward-facing dogAdho mukha vrksasana:...
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Essential Yoga Body Parts

Don't know what you're supposed to do when you're told to lift your sternum? Check this list out, and you will never hesitate on body part or muscle names again!Core: usually thought of as the abdominal muscles or the muscles in the torso, but should really be considered as all of the inner...
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50 Sanskrit Yoga Terms

Learn more about the classical yoga concepts and shape up your yoga Sanskrit!Abhyasa: practice Amrita ("immortal/immortality"): another name for the deathless Spirit (see atman) Ananda ("bliss"): the state of utter joy, which is an essential quality of the ultimate...
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Arm position - Downward facing dog

The placement of the arms during downward facing dog can be a little bit confusing for new practitioners and as well as an experienced one.It can vary a little bit depending on which yoga tradition your practice is based, but this is the way I find works for most students.What I show in the...
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